With 2017 winding down, and much of the year’s racing complete, we look back on some of the notable “hold on, wait, what?” moments from the past 12 months.
From cheaters to great finishes, to the just plain wacky, 2017 was a memorable one in the running scene. Here are a few of the more head-scratching scenes, or situations that take a few seconds to process to believe they actually happened, from the year that was.
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Less than ideal racing conditions in Denmark.
— cphhalf (@cphhalf) September 18, 2017
As as we know, she is still on the loose.
The running community was not amused by this crass race faux-pas.
This makes a beer mile look like a pleasant experience.
We tried calculating the odds. This is just creepy.
Anyone ever see the film Alien?
She works 70 hour weeks, let the woman take a victory lap for a huge win.
From now on, this move shall always be known as "Doing a Muir".
— SPIKES (@spikesmag) March 4, 2017
— Michal Kapral (@mkapral) October 9, 2016
— Mario Fraioli (@mariofraioli) September 24, 2017